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1 'Magic Mushrooms' Helps Cancer Patients with Depression, Anxiety
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Psychedelic, “magic” mushrooms appear to significantly ease anxiety and depression among cancer patients, according to two small studies.

Created on 2016-12-01 16:43:07
2 2 Popular Messaging Apps Vulnerable to Hackers
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Those encrypted messaging apps you may have been using to avoid prying eyes had a major flaw that could have allowed access to hackers, according to a cybersecurity firm.

Created on 2017-03-15 15:35:48
3 A First: Cambodian-born Candidates Face Off in US State Election
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For the first time in U.S. political history, two Cambodian-born candidates are facing off in a state legislative election.

Created on 2016-10-27 19:32:19
4 African Countries Urged to Invest More in Health Systems
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JOHANNESBURG—

The World Health Organization (WHO) is calling on African countries to invest more in strengthening their health systems. WHO Director for the Africa region, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti says the 2015 Global Strategy for Women’...

Created on 2015-05-08 12:45:06
5 American Televangelist Robert Schuller Dies
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American televangelist Robert Schuller, who beamed his upbeat Christian messages on faith and personal success around the world to millions of people, died Thursday at 88.

Schuller died at an elder care facility in California, two years afte...

Created on 2015-04-02 17:28:18
6 Astronauts Take Shelter After Alarm at ISS
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The U.S. space agency says no one is in danger following an alarm at the International Space Station, prompting astronauts to evacuate the U.S. section and move to the Russian side.

Created on 2015-01-14 18:28:22
7 Austria Files Criminal Complaint Over Alleged NSA Snooping
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Austria is asking for a legal investigation of allegations that the German intelligence service helped the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdrop on the country's political leaders.

Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner said Tuesday her mi...

Created on 2015-05-05 20:35:03
8 Backing the Fight for Digital Rights
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WASHINGTON —

Since its beginnings in the 1980s, the world wide web has promised to revolutionize communications.

Created on 2016-11-18 17:31:33
9 Cambodia Links HIV Outbreak to Needle Reuse
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ROKA VILLAGE, WESTERN CAMBODIA—

Health experts in Cambodia were alarmed when a cluster of villagers living near the country’s second largest city, Battambang, tested positive for HIV in December. Some 212 people there are now known t...

Created on 2015-01-12 14:39:51
10 Cambodia Rights Group Seeks UN Probe of Abuses
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PHNOM PENH—

Rights groups in Cambodia called on the United Nations to investigate alleged rights abuses against villagers living at the sites of two large hydropower dam projects.

They also called on the Cambodian government to...

Created on 2015-01-14 10:11:06
11 Cameroon President Calls for Greater Help to Fight Boko Haram
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YAOUNDE—

Cameroon is calling for international support and a coordinated response against Nigerian militant group Boko Haram. Cameroon's President Paul Biya appealed to the diplomatic community after the release of a Boko Haram video messag...

Created on 2015-01-08 16:26:29
12 Canadian Immigration Website Crashes After US Election
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Canada’s immigration website crashed Tuesday night, leading to speculation that it was caused by Americans who were distraught by the election of Republican Donald Trump.

Created on 2016-11-09 15:45:13
13 China Fires Senior Diplomat for Alleged Corruption
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China's foreign ministry says it has removed a senior diplomat from his position amid an investigation for an unspecified disciplinary violation.

In a one-sentence statement release on Friday the ministry did not offer more details about the...

Created on 2015-01-02 06:30:08
14 China to Inspect Major State-Owned Enterprises in Anti-Graft Drive
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BEIJING—

Chinese anti-graft authorities will inspect all major state-owned enterprises this year, state media reported on Wednesday, as the country widens a sprawling campaign against corruption.

The anti-corruption campaign ha...

Created on 2015-01-14 18:51:00
15 Climate Change Could Cause More Turbulent Flights
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Climate change could cause stronger turbulence for airline passengers, according to a new study.

Researchers at the University of Reading in England say “turbulence strong enough to catapult unbuckled passengers and crew arou...

Created on 2017-04-11 15:53:29
16 Comic Don Rickles Dead at Age 90
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LOS ANGELES —

Don Rickles, the master insult comic who created laughs with ridicule and sarcasm in a decades-long career that earned him the facetious nickname "Mr.

Created on 2017-04-06 19:00:16
17 Dissidents: Cuba Frees 2 More Political Prisoners
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HAVANA—

Cuba freed two more detainees, dissidents said on Thursday, as Havana began to release 53 people the United States considers political prisoners, as part of an agreement between the two nations aimed at ending decades of hostil...

Created on 2015-01-08 16:25:00
18 DRC Tensions Continue Despite Regional Backing of Election Delay
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KINSHASA —

Central African heads of state meeting Wednesday in Luanda, Angola, endorsed the deal signed last week in the Democratic Republic of Congo that delays that country's elections by nearly two years.

Created on 2016-10-27 18:59:18
19 Effect of Voting Laws Seen, But Not Enough to Sway Outcome
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WASHINGTON —

Fourteen states had new voting or registration restrictions in place for the 2016 presidential election, raising concerns that minority voters in particular would have a harder time accessing the ballot box.

Created on 2016-11-10 16:55:15
20 Erdogan Threatens New Military Incursions Targeting PKK
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ISTANBUL, TURKEY —

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to launch military operations in Iraq and Syria against the Kurdish rebel group the PKK, which Ankara considers a terrorist organization.

Created on 2017-04-06 20:00:34

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